Three Forks, Montana is aptly named. This is the location of the confluence of the Jefferson, Gallatin and Madison Rivers that form the Missouri River. These waters then flow north from Three Forks and wind all the way to the Mississippi river some 2,565 miles distant. The Missouri River, the longest in North America, drains approximately one-sixth of the North American continent.
Picturesque Three Forks, with a population just under 2,000, is considered the home of Sacajawea, best known as the interpreter and guide for the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
The Headwaters Public Golf course, built by Three Forks citizens in 1986, is known for water, wildlife and the wondrous mountain views in all directions.
One of the few golf courses in Montana open year-round, the course takes full advantage of the area’s mild winters and typical deficiency of snowfall. Don’t be surprised to see golfers out on this course in late December and early January. If the course is bare, it’s 40 degrees or better, this course is open.
The golf course offers all ammenties as you will discover while exploring the site. Most of all, despite the relatively short length of the course, you’ll be surprised at the challenge. We invite you to test your talent, enjoy the scenery and experience the friendliness of Headwaters Public Golf Course.
After you’ve played the course, or beforehand , discover the numerous recreational opportunities and events held in Three Forks and the surrounding area. Take your Footjoys off, stay awhile.